Tuesday, March 29, 2016


I've always longed to participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) which occurs in November each year. However, I doubt my ability to even conceive the plots necessary for a novel. I think about vignettes, but to be honest? Poetry has always been my thing. I was a fairly prolific writer in college, and then the Muse stopped visiting. I've written a few poems in the past few decades, but I'd really like to get back in the swing. Recently I discovered that April is National Poetry Writing Month, and so I joined up at Camp NaNoWriMo and I'm going to give 30 poems in 30 days a try.

At this point my working plan is to write a page a day of ideas and poetry fragments, and save the bulk of editing and shaping for after the month is over. It would be fun to have enough poems for a book. I might use November as a change to rework all 30, or perhaps start 30 new ones.

I am tdkg over at Camp Nano. If you'd like to share a cabin with me, join up and let me know your user name.